Thursday, 26 May 2011 - 19:41

Ahead of the Durban Aids Conference and in preparation to develop the new National Strategic Plan (NSP), the National PLHIV sector is meeting from 27-28 May 2011 at the Lakes Hotel and Conference Centre in Johannesburg. This summit will be attended by TAC sector representatives from seven provinces , TAC partners and UNAIDS-SA office to review the current NSP and make recommendations for the new NSP. A keynote address will be given...

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Tuesday, 24 May 2011 - 14:26

Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), World AIDS Campaign (WAC), the AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA), and SECTION27 last week issued a joint letter to the South African government, including President Jacob Zuma, calling on the country to provide critical leadership in ensuring increased access to HIV services ahead of a crucial United Nations High Level meeting on HIV/AIDS.

Treatment Action...

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Thursday, 19 May 2011 - 11:46






NSP Report 4


December 2010 - February 2011



TAC Districts


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Wednesday, 11 May 2011 - 08:41

Old NSP coverThe HIV & AIDS and STI Strategic Plan for South Africa 2007-2011 (National Strategic Plan, NSP) marked the turnaround in the South African government's policy on HIV/AIDS when it was adopted by Cabinet in 2007. It is also against the targets in this plan, particularly the treatment target, that government has been held accountable since then.

However, the time-period covered by the plan ends at the end of 2011. A new NSP is being negotiated...
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Friday, 15 April 2011 - 14:47

Today South Africa will have the opportunity to demonstrate leadership for the developing world as the G20 Finance Ministers gather in Washington D.C. to discuss a bold new plan for financing development, health and climate change.

The financing mechanism under discussion is a Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) that could potentially raise hundreds of billions of dollars to be spent on internationally agreed upon development priorities. This would involve placing a...

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